Out of pocket: the high cost of inadequate high schools and high school student achievement on college affordability

Academic under-preparation at the high school level is seen across income groups and reflected in widespread remedial education at a broad cross-section of colleges. It is hurting students' chances for success in college, costing families a sizable amount out of pocket, and making college a poor value proposition for many families. Hundreds of thousands of American families across all income levels are spending billions each year in extra college costs because high schools are graduating too many students unprepared for college. Current discussions around postsecondary remedial education are o ... Show more

Authors: Barry, Mary Nguyen; Dannenberg, Michael

Published: [Washington, District of Columbia], Education Reform Now, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 11 p.

Access item: https://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/files/EdReformNow O-O-P Embargoed Final.pdf

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